Article 7. Licensed Gun Dealers of California Penal Code >> Division 10. >> Title 4. >> Part 6. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 7.
(a) Any licensed gun dealer may take possession of any
assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle for the purposes of servicing or
repair from any person to whom it is legally registered or who has
been issued a permit to possess it pursuant to this chapter.
(b) Any licensed gun dealer may transfer possession of any assault
weapon or .50 BMG rifle received pursuant to subdivision (a), to a
gunsmith for purposes of accomplishing service or repair of that
weapon. A transfer is permissible only to the following persons:
(1) A gunsmith who is in the dealer's employ.
(2) A gunsmith with whom the dealer has contracted for gunsmithing
(c) In order for paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) to apply, the
gunsmith receiving the assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle shall hold all
of the following:
(1) A dealer's license issued pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing
with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the
regulations issued pursuant thereto.
(2) Any business license required by a state or local governmental
In addition to the uses allowed in Article 5 (commencing
with Section 30900), any licensed gun dealer who lawfully possesses
an assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle pursuant to Article 5 (commencing
with Section 30900) may do any of the following:
(a) Transport the firearm between dealers or out of the state if
that person is permitted pursuant to the National Firearms Act. Any
transporting allowed by this section or Section 31050 shall be done
as required by Sections 16850 and 25610.
(b) Display the firearm at any gun show licensed by a state or
local governmental entity.
(c) Sell the firearm to a resident outside the state.
(d) Sell the firearm to a person who has been issued a permit
pursuant to Section 31000.